Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts and Weight Watchers points for Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos from Cafe Rio.

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos Calories

There are 117 calories in Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos.


Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 117
Calories From Fat 63
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 1g  
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 154mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 8g  
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A   ?
Vitamin C   ?
Calcium   ?
Iron   ?

*All percent daily value figures are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutritional information source: Cafe Rio

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos Allergens

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Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Tacos Ingredients

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Is barbacoa beef in Cafe Rio?

Cafe Rio Sweet Barbacoa Pork is one of our favorite Mexican meals! We love it in burritos, tacos, and on salads!

What is barbacoa pork made of?

Traditionally, barbacoa is meat, mostly beef or goat or lamb, that is slow cooked with seasonings and shredded for filling in tacos, burritos or other Mexican dishes. Mexican barbacoa is usually steam cooked in an underground pit/oven, though sometimes it is cooked on open fires, until the meat is tender and succulent.

Is Barbacoa a pork meat?

Barbacoa is a method of cooking meat (historically lamb or goat, though beef or pork is often used today) that produces tender and juicy results. It’s traditionally steam-cooked underground, but modern barbacoa can be prepared over an open fire, on the stove, or in a slow cooker.

What is the best meat in Cafe Rio?

Over the last week, the most popular item on the Cafe Rio menu has been the Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Burrito, followed by the Sweet Pork Barbacoa for Salad and the Chicken Tostada. These rankings are updated daily.

What kind of meat is barbacoa?

Barbacoa is typically made out of tougher cuts of meat that require long, slow cooking times. When done traditionally, barbacoa is made with large cuts of meat or whole animals. In the United States, barbacoa is usually associated with beef. However, in Mexico, barbacoa is made from beef, goat, lamb or mutton.

How do you make sweet barbacoa?

How to make Sweet Barbacoa:

  1. Sear the meat. This helps give wonderful flavor as the meat cooks in the slow cooker.
  2. Make the sauce mixture. Pour this over the top of the meat in the slow cooker. This will give the flavor to the meat.
  3. Cook low and slow. This helps the meat fall apart and shred.

What is a barbacoa taco made of?

What is Barbacoa? Barbacoa is an authentic Mexican dish typically made with beef, goat or lamb. It is traditionally seasoned with dried chilies and spices and slowly cooked until perfectly tender. From there it’s used as a delicious filling for tacos, burritos and so forth.

What part of the pig is barbacoa?

Nowadays, barbacoa is mostly known as the cheek meat (cachete), tongue (lengua) or “mixta,” which is all the various bits left after the cow head is cooked and the meat pulled off.